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Gunmen at Oyo Prison

Gunmen at Oyo Prison

(Published in the Nigerian Tribune on Monday, 25 October, 2021) I read Camara Laye’s ‘A Dream of Africa’ in secondary school. I still see the sky-high gate of his walled Africa; the murderous giants and guards; the cowering captives, terrorized and traumatized in their condemned prisoners’ cells. I remember the homicidal, militant ‘nationalists’ and the

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Six Bandits Apprehended by Amotekun in Oyo State

Alternative security outfits in Oyo State have started contributing to the safety and security of lives and property. On Thursday, April 29, operatives of Oyo State Security Network Agency comprising Amotekun Corps, collaborating with Oodua People’s Congress, (OPC) and Vigilante Group of Nigeria, (VGN) apprehended six bandits at Kajola Local Government Area of the state.

Kehinde Ayoola, former speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly is dead Photo

Oyo Loses Former Speaker

Kehinde Ayoola, former speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly is dead. He was until his death the state commissioner of Environment and Natural Resources. Adebo Ogundoyin, current speaker of the state house of assembly said that the state has lost a great asset with the demise of Ayoola. According to Ogundoyin, the former

APC Wins In Oyo State

Muhammadu Buhari, APC presidential candidate has won in Oyo State. APC clinched 28 out of the 33 local government areas in the state, while PDP got 5. Professor Ayobami Salami, deputy Vice-chancellor, OAU, the State Collation Officer said Buhari polled a total of 528,620 votes while President Goodluck Jonathan of PDP had 303,376. Out of

Oyo Election Result Update

The results of the Presidential and National Assembly election in all the 33 LGAs in Oyo State are still being collated and announced at the State’s INEC office in Agodi-Gate, Ibadan. The event is presided over and supervised by Prof Ayobami Salami, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics,Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife,Osun State. The exercise, which is moving at

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